30w ago - Sony European Brand Manager Penrose Tackie announced today that GT Academy 2013 officially kicks off in July with a Gran Turismo 6 demo!
To quote: Buckle up, Gran Turismo fans - our annual GT Academy competition will return for a fifth season this year, and it's set to be the biggest yet, with more countries than ever before participating.
The online gaming element of the competition gets under starter's orders this July via a demo of the just-announced Gran Turismo 6 exclusively on PlayStation 3.
Since it began in 2008, the acclaimed virtual-to-reality competition has attracted over two million entries, with gamers and motor sport fans battling it out in Gran Turismo for the chance to become real Nissan racing drivers. Six former winners of the competition, which now runs in Europe, the USA, Germany, Russia, the Middle East and South Africa, are now Nismo Athletes competing in top-level motor sport on behalf of Nissan.
Nissan's Director of Global Motorsport, Darren Cox, revealed the plans for GT Academy 2013 today at the famous Silverstone Circuit, at the same event where Kazunori Yamauchi announced Gran Turismo 6.
43w ago - Quirkat Designer / Producer Candide Kirk has confirmed that Pro Foosball kicks off on PlayStation 3 this month.
To quote: A foosball table is one of those things that I've always wanted to own at home, but it's almost never practical enough to do so! Which is why we thought we'd bring the same level of fun and excitement right to your TV screens with the release of our Pro Foosball game on the PlayStation Network on 20th February, priced €3.99/£3.19!
Pro Foosball has been built to completely and realistically bring the foosball experience to your home. From accurate table physics to a competitive atmosphere with friends, we've included it all in the game, along with great environments to play in!
Pro Foosball allows you to compete across three modes of play. You can have a quick match with your friends in Kick About with up to four players in local multiplayer mode, challenge yourself to beat our skilled AI with three difficulty levels in Foos Championship, or have fun with our crazy table features such as no edges and bumpy surface in Foos Madness.
Pro Foosball is primarily designed to be played using the PlayStation Move controllers to mimic the real foosball table's rods.
46w ago - Crytek Producer Mike Read has announced today that the Crysis 3 PS3 Beta kicks off this January 29th on PSN.
To quote: Hey PlayStation Nation! We're a few weeks away from the release of Crysis 3, the premier sandbox shooter of 2013. In order to give those fans that can't wait any longer a preview of what's to come, we're launching a worldwide cross-console beta.
The Crysis 3 beta will be available for download on PlayStation Network on Tuesday, January 29th and lasting until February 12th. Get ready to suit up!
The beta is designed to give you a taste of the full Crysis 3 multiplayer experience, and help the development team collect your feedback. Read on for answers to some common questions regarding the Crysis 3 Beta, and for more information visit www.crysis.com.
What modes will be playable in the beta?
Hunter Mode: This multiplayer game mode is all about survival of the fittest. There are two teams, initially comprised of two permanently cloaked "Hunters", and up to 14 CELL troopers awaiting extraction.
Each trooper slain respawns on the Hunter team to prey on their former allies, building to a frenetic climax. If any of the troopers survive the round, the hunters lose. Whichever way you play,...
156w ago - PlayStation: The Official Magazine Editor in Chief Gary Steinman has revealed today that Mortal Kombat PS3 kicks off PTOM's list of biggest 2011 video games.
To quote: We knew it would make the cut. How could it not? After all, Mortal Kombat isn't just destined to be one of the biggest fighting franchises of 2011, but it's one of the best we've played in a long time.
It's fast, it's fun, it's brutal, and it harkens back to the series' gory glory days. The move to a 2D plane, the giddy celebration of everything that's great about the Mortal Kombat franchise, the mix of faithful fan-service with future-looking gameplay upgrades: It's exactly what we at PlayStation: The Official Magazine crave in our heavy hitters.
Then we found out Kratos would be in the game, and that's all it took for Mortal Kombat to kick, punch, impale, and maim its way to the tippy top of our Hugest Games of 2011 issue.
Not only did we get a sneak peek at Kratos' in-game model, but we've got the first-ever screenshots of the God of War in action–along with this unbelievably gorgeous cover. On stands Dec. 21, the January issue of PTOM has our hands-on...